The UN General Assembly on Tuesday is set to consider a draft non-binding resolution calling for "an immediate suspension" of the transfer of weapons to the military junta of Myanmar, a UN official said.
Britain took a big step toward normal life on Monday with more easing of coronavirus restrictions, but there was even more misery in India where a powerful cyclone disrupted efforts to fight a devastating COVID-19 wave.
India reported a smaller rise in daily coronavirus infections for a third straight day on Sunday, as the government said it was working to boost vaccine supplies to avert deaths beyond the pandemic toll of more than 270,000.
Fighting between the Taliban and Afghan government forces resumed Sunday in the restive southern province of Helmand, officials said, ending a three-day cease-fire agreed by the warring sides to mark the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
A five-year-old Indian expatriate boy in Dubai has set an Indian file. Ranesh Vrishin, learning in KG2 at Delhi Personal College (DPS) in Dubai set a file for studying a guide the other way up. His title has been recorded within the India E book of Data for studying the story guide ‘The Gingerbread Man’ the other way up.
India reported on Saturday its smallest daily increase in coronavirus infections in nearly three weeks, but deaths stayed near the 4,000-mark as the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the second year of the pandemic could be worse than the first.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi sounded the alarm over the rapid spread of the coronavirus through India’s vast countryside on Friday, as the official tally of infections crossed 24 million, and 4,000 people died for the third straight day.